3.8 magnitude earthquake recorded in Khuvsgul aimag
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At 13:36 pm of August 25, a 3.8 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place called Khuvsguliin Nuruu in Rashaant soum, 20 km east from the center of Khuvsgul aimag.
Food waste combusting plant to be established
Ulaanbaatar City Municipality reported about a food waste composting plant to be established oin Eco Park Complex at Narangiin Enger landfill site.
First subprogram on reducing soil pollution in Ulaanbaatar being developed
While 88 percent of the sample taken from the soil of Ulaanbaatar had bacteria and fungus compared to the standard amount of bacterial contamination, the level of ammonia pollution in densely populated areas of the city was 10 times more than those of healthy pasture soils.
Risk managers for prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning to work at households
Officials from the Governor’s Office of the Capital City held a press briefing on running a campaign for ensuring wintering preparations.
Participatory Sustainable Forest Management project successfully implemented
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MoET) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of The United Nations (UNFAO) have successfully implemented “Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Forest Management and Carbon Sink Enhancement into Mongolia’s Productive Forest Landscapes” project.
‘Gobi Water-Green Growth’ conference to address water issues in Gobi region
An academic and innovation conference under the theme ‘Gobi Water-Green Growth’ is to be held on September 10 in Umnugobi aimag to discuss water issues in the Gobi region together with local people, representatives from local self-governing bodies, scholars and researchers and seek solutions.
Mongolia willing to learn from Japan's experiences in tourism
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel today, August 12, received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Mongolia Kobayashi Hiroyuki, discussing bilateral cooperation, quality in the tourism industry, airline ticket price and winter tourism development.
Environment Minister meets state special protected areas administrations' officials
There are 34 state special protection areas administrations in Mongolia. Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel held a meeting with authorities of the administrations on August 6, discussing encountering problems in environment and tourism industry, solutions for them and making amendments to current laws and regulations.
Some territories in Ulaanbaatar identified as special-use lands
An issue on taking some territories as state special-use lands has been discussed and approved at the meeting of the Presidium of the Citizens' Representative Khural (City Council) of Ulaanbaatar city, dated yesterday, August 6.
Project underway to increase flow of Ulz River
A state budget funded project worth MNT 2.5 billion has launched in Dornod aimag to increase the water flow in Ulz River.
Sustainable forest management to be enhanced with FAO
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel met with Resident Representative of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Mongolia Vinod Ahuja to exchange views on bilateral cooperation in environment.
Environment Minister meets UN Resident Coordinator
Minister of Environment and Tourism D.Sarangerel met with Resident Coordinator of the United Nations (UN) in Mongolia Tapan Mishra to discuss issues of bilateral cooperation as well as key areas of further cooperation.
One of Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag: Uush Mankhan
Alongside its wondrous Gobi beauty, the trinity of wonders boast for its historical anthropology, culture and heritage, natural phenomenon, and healing properties.
5.0 magnitude earthquake recorded in Umnugobi aimag
A 5.0 magnitude earthquake occurred in a place called “Sevkh-Uul” in Tost bag (smallest administration unit), 96 km northwest from Gurvantes soum of Umnugobi aimag at 10:28 AM of July 20.
One of Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag: Ongiin Khiid
At a distance of 18 km to the southeast of Saikhan-Ovoo soum of Dundgobi aimag, there lies a monastery named Ongiin Khiid in a site with peculiar formations. The Ongi River, the Khoshuu Khurliin Khiid, the remains of Porcelain city, and a cliff named Senjit Khad that looks like a handle—altogether, the Ongiin Khiid Complex is considered as one of the Nine Wonders of Dundgobi aimag.
19 adult beavers relocated in territory of Erdene soum of Tuv aimag
In aims of protecting ecosystem of Tuul River and regulating river’s flow with its natural way, 36 Eurasian beavers of 18 families have been brought from Russia and Germany in 2012 and being raised.
National wildlife crossing standards to be implemented
The Ministry of Road and Transport Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has developed the national standards ‘MNS 6515:2015 Passages for wild ungulates along the highways and railways in steppe and gobi areas’ and ‘MNS 6735:2018 Mountain crossings for wildlife migration routes. General requirements’.
Another 21 red deer calves relocated at Khantaishir Mountain Range
A project on relocating red deer calves from Khustai Nuruu National Park in Tuv aimag to Khantaishir Mountain Range, western part of Mongolia, has been successfully realized for the third year.
“Clean Air City” virtual scientific conference takes place
“Ulaanbaatar will become a zero-waste city in 2050. To accomplish this goal, it is necessary to create a multi-centered city system and to produce energy from waste,” emphasized Deputy Governor of the Capital City in charge of air and environmental pollution issues D.Munkhjargal in her remarks addressed at the opening of an international virtual scientific conference entitled “Clean Air City” being held today, June 17.